What’s Beef?: Let’s be clear. KRS-One has destroyed many a career. To be sure, the man who effortlessly took on the entire Juice Crew as the head of Boogie Down Productions 25 years ago is among the G.O.A.T. discussion. But not even hip-hop’s most ardent back-packing hardliner could excuse the Blastmaster’s opportunistic challenge of the uber pop-friendly Nelly. Kris might as well have kicked a bag of puppies.
Stole On You Moment: “Let me tell you, let's give hip hop a lift/And don't buy Nelly's album on June 25th/That'll send a message back to all 'em sellouts/House nigga rapper, your bottom done fell out.”